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Descendents of Thomas Piercy (ca 1760 - unknown)
and Elizabeth Unknown (unknown)

Generation 4
64. Isabella Christina "Tina" Piercy. Daughter of Walter Piercy & Sarah Swan. Born 18 Dec 1865 in Harvey. Christen 13 May 1866 in Harvey Presbyterian Church. Died 21 Jul 1948 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Religion Presbyterian.
Tina and Tom Burrell lived on a farm in Tweedside.

From newspaper obituary - 1948:
Died At Harvey
Mrs Christina I. Burrell, Outstanding Citizen of Harvey, Ill Few Hours.
Harvey, July 2 -- Many friends were shocked to hear of the death of Mrs Christina I. Burrell at her home in Tweedside. Stricken with a severe heart attack on Wednesday afternoon, July 21st, she failed to rally, passing away at 11 o'clock that night. Though in poor health for the past five years Mrs Burrell had been quite active and on the morning she became ill had enjoyed a motor drive with her grandson. She was born at Manners Sutton, NB, Dec. 18th, 1865. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs Charles Briggs, one sister, Mrs John E. Coburn, both of Manners Sutton, two brothers, Henry Piercy, Courtenay, BC, Matthew Piercy, Loma, Montana, and one grandson, Thomas M. Briggs, Manners Sutton.

Mrs Burrell was a woman of fine Christian character, ever ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in sickness or trouble. She was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church and a life member of the Woman's Missionary Society. She will be sadly missed by an unusually large number of friends.

The funeral was held on Friday afternoon with a short prayer service at her late home followed by a public service in Knox Church which was well attended. Rev. A. H. Sproule, pastor of the church officiated, assisted by the choir with Mrs Linda Little at the organ. Hymns sung were Lead, Kindly Light. The Lord's My Shepherd, and Abide With Me.

Pallbearers were five nephews, James O. Piercy, J. Edgar Coburn, Stephen Swan, Clarence Swan, James R. Swan, and a close friend, Hazen Patterson. Burial took place in Harvey Cemetery.

She married Thomas A. S. Burrell, son of Isaac Burrell & Elizabeth Nesbitt, 14 Jul 1897 in York Co., NB. Born 16 Apr 1864 in Tweedside, NB. Died 24 Nov 1938 in Tweedside. Buried in Harvey Settlement Cemetery. Occupation Farmer. Religion Presbyterian.

From newspaper obituary - 1938:
Died At Tweedside
Thomas Burrell, Former County Councillor Died Following Stroke.
Harvey Station, Nov. 28 -- The death of Thomas Burrell, aged 74, took place at Tweedside, York County, on Thursday, Nov. 24th, after an illness of fifteen weeks following a stroke which left him helpless.

Mr Burrell succeeded his father Isaac, on the homestead and spent his entire life as an honored, respected and successful citizen and farmer of the community. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Harvey, which he attended regularly. He was widely known as an honest and upright man and had the confidence of his fellow citizens in a high degree. For several years he was a member of the York County Council from the Parish of Manners Sutton.
The late Mr Burrell is survived by his widow, formerly Miss Tina Piercy, and one daughter, Mrs Charles Briggs of Manners Sutton, and a grandson, Thomas Briggs.

The funeral was held from the residence on Sunday, November 27th, and was conducted by Rev. Dr. Frank Baird, at present interim-moderator of the Harvey church, and though the day was unusually stormy the attendance was large. There were many beautiful floral tributes.
Interment was in the family lot in the Harvey cemetery. The pallbearers were Hazen Patterson, Stephen Swan, Clarence Swan, Wallace Wood, James Swan, Guy Piercy.


They had the following children:
312 i. Sarah Elizabeth Jane "Bessie" Burrell

Entry last updated: 10 Oct 2008
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